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    What Are Russia’s Biggest Threats? Color Revolutions And Extremist Groups Make The List
    Jan01

    What Are Russia’s Biggest Threats? Color Revolutions And Extremist Groups Make The List

    As Russia welcomed the new year, the Kremlin released Thursday a list of what it sees as the biggest security threats facing the country. Color revolutions like those seen in Ukraine and Georgia as well as extremist groups and the activities of foreign nongovernmental organizations all made the list, local media reported. …read more Source:...

    Power cuts in Crimea after new blast on Ukraine power line
    Jan01

    Power cuts in Crimea after new blast on Ukraine power line

    An explosion on Crimea’s main electricity line from Ukraine has left parts of the peninsula annexed by Russia in the dark, authorities said Thursday, weeks after power lines were sabotaged by anti-Russian activists. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine Launches Investigation Into Power Grid Cyberattack Blamed On Russia
    Jan01

    Ukraine Launches Investigation Into Power Grid Cyberattack Blamed On Russia

    Ukrainian officials said Thursday they would launch an investigation into a cyberattack that hit the country’s power grid and left parts of western Ukraine without power last week. Ukraine’s secret service has blamed the attack on Russia as economic and political relations between the two countries continue to deteriorate, Reuters...

    Power cuts in Crimea after new blast on Ukraine power line (AFP)
    Dec31

    Power cuts in Crimea after new blast on Ukraine power line (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – An explosion on Crimea’s main electricity line from Ukraine has left parts of the peninsula annexed by Russia in the dark, authorities said Thursday, weeks after power lines were sabotaged by anti-Russian activists. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine blames Russia for cyberattack on grid
    Dec31

    Ukraine blames Russia for cyberattack on grid

    Ukraine will investigate a cyberattack on its energy grid, the energy ministry said Thursday, an event that the country’s security service believes originated in Russia, Reuters reports.A power company in western Ukraine said on Dec. 23… …read more Source: The...

    Russia sentences blogger to 5 years in Siberian prison as Internet crackdown intensifies
    Dec31

    Russia sentences blogger to 5 years in Siberian prison as Internet crackdown intensifies

    Russia on Wednesday sentenced a blogger in the city of Tomsk to five years in a Siberian prison for “inciting extremism and hatred” after he criticized Russian military intervention in Ukraine in videos he posted to YouTube and Vkontakte, Russia’s version of Facebook The unusually harsh decision against Vadim Tyumentsev, which...

    Russia Plans Survey in Crimea on Ukraine Electricity Contract
    Dec31

    Russia Plans Survey in Crimea on Ukraine Electricity Contract

    Crimea residents will be asked if they want to accept a new electricity contract with Ukraine, even if it states the Black Sea peninsula is part of Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russian blogger jailed for 5 years for pro-Ukraine posts
    Dec31

    Russian blogger jailed for 5 years for pro-Ukraine posts

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    Russian blogger jailed for 5 years for pro-Ukraine posts
    Dec31

    Russian blogger jailed for 5 years for pro-Ukraine posts

    MOSCOW (AFP) – A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced a blogger to five years in a Siberian penal colony for inciting hatred and extremism by posting videos online criticising pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine, in a verdict condemned by rights activists.The court in Tomsk, western Siberia, also banned Vadim Tyumentsev, 35, from using the...

    Power cuts in Crimea after new blast on Ukraine power line
    Dec31

    Power cuts in Crimea after new blast on Ukraine power line

    KIEV (AFP) – An explosion on Crimeas main electricity line from Ukraine has left parts of the peninsula annexed by Russia in the dark, authorities said Thursday, weeks after power lines were sabotaged by anti-Russian activists.The only functional high-voltage wires providing electricity to Crimea was damaged after a nearby pylon fell...